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Features 2002



Melrose Victorian Fair a hit, once more
by Shirley Rabb
... Let the fun begin

I Made The Team
by Marianna Galvin Cerretani

Gramps
by Ella Letterie
... a man to love and remember

An evening at the theater
By Jerry Norton
... what devils we were!

HowwehonorthePrinceofPeace
byJackieWattenberg
...ourresidentactivistspeaksout

Guiltyuntilproveninnocent
byRussPriestley
...who?Searchme!

The"I"inIvory
byElsieHamilton
...Myfatherwasthegreatest

SpeakingaboutwrestlingatMelroseHigh...
fromMariannaCerretani
...localmomurgessupport,recognition

CocoanutGrove--Sixtyyearsago
byRussPriestley
...butsomecan'tforget

Librariandonatesbonemarrow
byNatalieThomson-PhotobyDonNorris
...Iammybrother'skeeper

Who'swho???...
MelroseChapter
AARPhasanswers

byDottiePearl

Thecatalogsarecoming
byShirleyRabb
...Theycomebythedozens...

Openworkshop
onpreserving
historicMelrose

byWarrenSapp

EldercarepilotprograminitiatedinMelrose
byRoseanneGreene
...StateRepresentativeFestahonoredfor"CommunityChoices"

Onceagain,MelroseVictorianFairahit
StoryandphotosbyShirleyRabb
...letthegoodtimesroll

Forty-niners
atfifty-third

fromDonNorris

DifferingviewpointsoverSwain'sPond
byShirleyRabbandDonNorris
...tworeportersgotothesameplacebutseedifferentthings...

SearsAvenueBlockParty
byEllaLetterie
...Annualeventthatisfunforall

Beresponsibletoyourselfaboutsupplements
byShirleyRabb
...consultyourdoctor,tryit,seeifitworksforyou...

Hemarriedthe
farmer'sdaughter...

byDonNorris

SunriseoverMountHood
byLouiseFennell
...photographingthecityinthepre-dawnlight

Hopechests
byNatalieThomson
...dowriesofthe40's

Chasingadream
byBernadetteMahoney
...makingalivingversuspursuingacareer

MyUncle,thePadre
byJerryNorton,MHSClassof1942
...Fondmemoriesofaspecialperson

Horizonintheclouds
byNatalieThomson
...50thbirthdayplunge

Thenumbersgame
byRussPriestley
...nottheLottery

Somesummerguestsarehardtoshake
JackDriscoll
...Heavy-handedhintsbecomeanecessity

ASpecialLetter
MarieMoreland
...toMySpecialSister

MyBirthday#74
byElsieHamilton
...andthingstobegratefulfor!

Tatyana
byEllaLetterie
...LifeintheU.S.A.isbetter

TheFells:Wheregreenwayandhighwaycollide
byBrigidAlversonoftheMelroseFreePress
...Withbio-diversityonthedecline,supportersdefendtheFells.

Door-to-Door
byJ.E.Clay,GuestContributor
...householdtradesnostalgia

Wherehaveyougone,RedSoxerBillyWerber?
byJerryNorton,GuestContributor
...Eightyfouryears-andcounting-andwaiting

Chessandcardsonthemenu
byNatalieThomson
...intheFoodCourtatSquareOneMall

BostonPOPS
byNatalieThomson
...amusicaljewel

AnniversarypartyawardswithJackDriscoll
byJackDriscoll
...Stringers'advisorpointsvariousfingers

6thAnniversaryscript
byJackieWattenberg
...Stringerstakeitonthechin...

Stringereditorlaudedinsong
byJackieWattenberg
...JiniHanleyhonoredatanniversaryparty

MelroseMirror-Sixthyearsalute!
byNatalieThomson
...fetehonorsVirginiaHanley

Hoyt'sCabins
byElsieHamilton
...CapeNeddick,Maine

BeapartofMelroseHistory
byBernadetteMahoney
...CheckoutHere'sMelrose

MelroseSymphony's"POPS"
byJackieWattenberg
...closeoftheseason

Pretty,peaceful,stimulating
byJackieWattenberg
...that'sChautauqua

GoodbyetoMr.FrankFischer
byRoseanneGreene
...localresidentaidsNASA,developmentofGPSsystem

Foreverthreefeetoffthefloor
byMelrosianCraigM.Lindgren
...Storyofagreatcoachandhisteam'srisetofame

VolunteerAppreciationDay
ByEllaLetterie
..."It'sthevolunteerswhomakethingsworkaroundhere,"Mr.Beckleysaid

TheFIRSTtime
byNatalieThomson
...versusbeenthere...donethat!

NotesfromaMelroseRetirementHome
byHectorFrench
...Facingoldagewithgusto

Sorry,wrongnumber
byJerryNorton,MHSClassof1942
...ButDadhadtherightanswer

Blowing it off
by John Averell
...50 years with a French Horn

HistoryandYogiBerra
byRussPriestley
...doYOUknow?

APicnicatPineBanks
byElsieHamilton
...ahhh,memories

TheRipleySchoolDilemma
fromtheSilverStringers
...lifeordeath?

Peripheralsnot
compatiblewith
MSWindowsXP

byBrianSimm

NOVAauthorto
lectureinMelrose

bytheSilverStringers

RotaryCarShow
tobenefitMHS
ScholarshipFund

fromtheSilverStringers

RipleySchoolclosing?
byLenDalton
...opinion

RipleySchool
byKatherineM.Clark
...opinion

TheQueenMumandMrs.Anderson
byBarbaraAnderson
...alastingmementofromBuckinghamPalace

Imadetheteam
byMariannaGalvinCerretani
...butitwasn'teasy

NetherlandsCemetery
byJudithMostynWhite
...Melrose'sJewishcemetery

BillJodreyinterviewedonTV
byNatalieThomson
...Channel5stardom

MelroseAnnualReadingDay
byJimDriscoll
...Aprouddayforvolunteers-andEmily

Success--theCerretanifamilyeffort
byJohnCerretani
...rememberingfamilyrootsandRichardson'sMarket

GoodnewspapersDOmakeadifference
byIrvingSmolens
...AlookbackattheBostonGlobemanagement

Celebratingchildhoodandahotelanniversary
byJackDriscoll
...CaddycampsfoundedbyMelrosemanetchvividmemories

OpeningDayatFenwayPark
byElsieHamilton
...recallingatraditionwithfondness

TriptotheMuseumofScience
byAshleyLetterie
...funandeducational

HobbyDayrevisited
byRussPriestley
...thewholeschoolisinvolved

FromSpellingBeetoTriviaBee
byIrvingSmolens
...itwasboundto"bee"awinner

Hectorreflects
byHectorFrench
...onanearlierlife

Littleboylost
byJerryNorton,MelroseHighClassof1942
...Aheadymixoftearsandburningleaves

ArthritisFoundationAwardWinner
bytheSilverStringers
...Mirrorwriterrunslocalvolunteerprograms

Tax-timetussle
byRussPriestley
...followsimpledirections

StringerBillJodreypublishesfirstbook
bytheSilverStringers
..."oneofthebestI'veeverread,"editorsays

Twofathers,grand
byRussPriestley
...myprogenitors

ElbieFletcher,BobMathiasandme.
byDonNorris
...andfurthermore,IgottomeetTedWilliams

Somewordsyouknow
byRussPriestley
...andphrasestoo

ASurvivor
asrelatedbyNatalieHainesThomson
...anaffectionatestudy

Attributingancestors--abuildingofAmerica
byDonNorris
...determiningone'sroadthroughlife

Journeyintotheunknown
byO'Callaghan
...raisingthekitchenfloorandsuchoddjobs...

MemoriesandMysteries:AnOpenForum
fromEllPondEchoes
...MelroseHistoricalSocietyFebruaryMeeting

WhichWitch?
byJohnAverell
...Myinfamousancestor

Life's most
embarrassing
moments...

... the chap
with the red face

ValentinesfromthefuturestaffoftheMelroseMirror!
...fromstudentsoftheBeebeSchool

MartinLutherKingpotlucksupper
byIrvingSmolens
...Successthroughcombinedeffortofmanypeople

Salvatore J. Saccardo

SeniorHomeCareFunding
fromRepresentativeMichaelE.Festa
...thewaytheprocessshouldwork

Valentinesfromthepast...
bytheSilverStringers
...atouchingglimpseatloveacenturyago

Root,extract
byRussPriestley
...andI'mnotdefiningdictionarywords

MITprofessor,aBataansurvivor,diesatage82

...longtimeMelroseresidentwasfood,nutritionexpert

Valentine'sDay
NatalieThomson
...Cupidain'tstupid

Sadness,vulnerabilityandangerlinger
byBrigidAlverson
...ReprintedfromtheMelroseFreePressdated12/27/01

TheMelroseChristmasdinnertraditioncontinues
byIrvingSmolens
...AmeaningfulgesturebytheJewishcommunity

PolymniaChoralSocietyatChristmas
NatalieThomson
...afeastofcarols

Thelong-awaitedjourney(Partthree)
byRussPriestley
...moreofCanada'ssplendor

Givingthanksat
MilanoSeniorCenter

fromtheSilverStringers

AuntTessiepasseson
byDavidFeldman
...thewindblowsin--

Celebratethe20thcentury
byRussBerg
...inliterature

Awayfromhomeat69
byShirleyRabb,somewhereelse
...Thiswasearlyafternoononalazydayofcontemplation.

Insearchofroots
byMargeryCarter
...aSilverStringerfindsthreadstoScottishancestry

Mycatranawayfromhome
byBernadetteMahoney
...IthoughtIhadlosthimforever

Downtownandahundredyearsago
fromBillMcSweenandothers
...Oldphotosresurrectmemoriesofaless-complicatedtime

AfamouspersonthatImet
byEllaLetterie
...AdlaiStevensonwasthemostinspiringmanIevermet.

Work
LenDalton
...howImadealiving

Igotojail
LenDalton
...Youthtakesover!

MeetingthefirstladyHillary
byIrvingSmolens
...Earlyleadershipqualitiesinevidence


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